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Luna Rossa beats NZL-92; BMW Oracle top of the table; Fisher's View | 27/04/2007
From the Blogs; No racing again at Valencia; Bob Fisher reports on the effects of doing nothing | 24/04/2007
Race schedule given further tune-up; Two jolts on second day of racing; Emirates Team NZ get a comfortable win | 23/04/2007
Five days lost out of Six; Bob Fisher reports; Corporate hospitality at the Louis Vuitton Cup | 22/04/2007
Racing gets underway to a surprise result; Allianz hosts video and birthday; Schedule is re-booted | 21/04/2007
Bob Fisher on Measurement; Four days of racing lost - what now? Musto Screensaver; Eric Doyle audio clip | 20/04/2007
Bob Fisher on the Race Schedule; No racing again in Valencia; Musto screensaver | 19/04/2007
Fisher on the lowlife shorelife; No racing again in windless Valencia; The Spanish way | 18/04/2007

News - Canada & the World

Nenad Bugarin (CRO) won the only one race sailed on the penultimate day at the 2015 Finn Junior World Championship for the Silver Cup in Valencia. He narrows the gap to the overall leader, Ondrej Teply (CZE), to just two points. A ninth for Arkadiy Kistanov (RUS) was enough to move up to third for the first time this week. ... [more]  

On day three of the 2015 Kingston Standard Laser World Championship, the wind began very light form the East, slowly building while competitors were postponed ashore. The wind then switched to the South but unfortunately it did not fill in and racing was cancelled for the day. ... [more]  

SoftBank Team Japan has selected its crew for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event in Portsmouth later this month. Skipper Dean Barker and wing-trimmer/tactician Chris Draper will be joined by Jeremy “Jero” Lomas, grinder Derek Saward and with Japan's bowman Kazuhiko “Fuku” Sofuku at the first event of the new America’s Cup cycle. ... [more]  

A day with plenty of announcements for the World Match Racing Tour allowed Nic time to just want to wander around Marstrand, and share with you just how amazing Stena Match Cup Sweden is off the water as well as on the water! The entire community comes together to cheer on the sailors which is fantastic! ... [more]  

2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Images of the day by Mick Anderson ... [more]  

2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Day 5 images by Pierrick Contin ... [more]  

2015 Transatlantic Race – Independence Day is bringing mixed reactions from the crew of Nomad IV. The 100-footft maxi is currently lying second in the battle for line honors in the Transatlantic Race 2015 behind Bryon Ehrhart's Reichel-Pugh 63 Lucky, which at present has a stranglehold on the race silverware, also leading under IRC handicap. ... [more]  

2015 ORC World Championship images by Max Ranchi ... [more]  

Finn Silver Cup - Working within a tight group of like-minded sailors is a great model for success within the Finn class, and if hard work equals success then the German Finn team has a successful future ahead of it. ... [more]  

On day two of the 2015 Laser Standard Men’s Worlds in Kingston Canada, Juan Ignacio Maegli representing Guatemala now sits in first overall with four points with a result of (one, four) today and Philipp Buhl (GER) sits in second also with four points and a result of (one, five) today. Tom Burton (AUS) is in third with eight points and finished second in both races today. ... [more]  

The Melges fleet was sent out early today, hoping there would a small window of breeze before noon. However, as the boats arrived in the racing area PRO Hank Stuart could do nothing but stare at the knots of wind from all directions making it impossible to set a fair racing course. ... [more]  

The Laser is a challenging, single-handed racing dinghy that requires athleticism, subtle steering, tactical skills, and a lot of determination to master the boat. Brenda Bowskill and Lee Parkhill checked all of the boxes qualifying to represent Team Canada at the 2015 Pan Am Games in the Laser class. ... [more]  

2015 ORC World Championship – Yet another day of hot sun and light six to eight knots conditions today allowed just enough breeze to hold one inshore race this afternoon at the championship, hosted by Real Club Nautico de Barcelona. ... [more]  

Volvo Ocean Race – Dongfeng Race Team’s full story from the start line in Alicante to the finish line in Gothenburg. Relive the emotion, the high and the lows with this brilliant 8-part story by Ed Gorman ... [more]  

2015 Finn Junior World Championship – There is no change at the top of the leaderboard after the fourth day for the Silver Cup in Valencia, but after a tough day of light winds, the points at the top have compressed, setting up a thrilling final two days. ... [more]  

2015 Transatlantic Race – This morning, Mariette of 1915 was the first yacht to pass the southeastern limit of the Ice Exclusion Zone surrounding the Grand Banks, south of Newfoundland. While the exclusion zone extends off to the northeast, the giant gaff schooner is now much freer to sail her preferred course toward the finish line at England’s Lizard Point. At 0700 EDT, this was 1815 miles away. ... [more]  

2015 ORC World Championship – Race 7 images by Max Ranchi ... [more]  

2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Day 4 images by Mick Anderson ... [more]  

To get into the Volvo Ocean Race is a dream of so many. To win one is exceptional. To go back to back, well that is an elite group, however, Australia’s Phil Harmer has just done that. Four attempts, two wins, not bad I say. ... [more]  

2015 SB20 World Championships – Over 100 SB20s will gather in Torbole, Lake Garda, Italy for the seventh edition, sponsored by the Italian province of Trentino this Saturday (July 4). Entries are anticipated from up to 15 nations and the competition is sure to be fierce, with up to 14 races scheduled between July 4-10. ... [more]  

With two staggered starts down, there is just one to go for the 2,800 Transatlantic Race 2015, and it is for the largest and fastest boats: the monohulls Comanche and Rambler 88, at 100 feet and 88 feet in length, respectively, and the multihulls Phaedo3 and Paradox, at 70 feet and 63 feet. ... [more]  

Beautiful conditions today on the Fresh Waters of Kingston Ontario for the first day of the Laser Standard Men’s World Championship. The day began with 10 knots of breeze from the South/West. The wind then picked up to 15-17 knots to complete two successful races by all the fleets. ... [more]  

Melges 24 World Championship –Mick Anderson presents images from day 3 ... [more]  

2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Day 3 by Mick Anderson -
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – The Swiss multi-talent Christopher Rast has put himself in the spotlight as the man to beat. Three wins on the breeziest day of the Melges 24 World Championship. ... [more]  

Melges 24 World Championship – Day 3 images by Pierrick Contin ... [more]  

2015 Melges 24 World Championship – What a day! + Video by International Melges 24 Class Association
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – What a day here in Middelfart! Thanks to some champagne conditions, PRO Hank Stuart brings at home three more races and now, after nine races and one discard, the situation among the 95 boats fleet starts to unravel. ... [more]  

2015 Finn Junior World Championships, Silver Cup – Ondrej Teply (CZE) is back on top in Valencia after two more races in moderate winds. Nenad Bugarin (CRO) is second with Stig Steinfurth (DEN) in third after all three were able to drop a letter score when the discard came into effect. Race wins went to Arkadiy Kistanov (RUS) and Anatoly Korshikov (RUS). ... [more]  

2015 ORC World Championship – With the completion of a 62.8-mile lap of racing along the coast north of Barcelona, two new series leaders have once again risen to the top of the standings in two classes at the end of day four of competition, hosted by Real Club Nautico de Barcelona. ... [more]  

2015 ORC World Championship – More coastal race images by Max Ranchi ... [more]  

On the other side of the world in Denmark today the 2015 Melges 24 World Championships is starting, approximately 100 teams from 18 Nations competing for a podium place. In addition to the scratch prizes are the highly sought after Corinthian places, over fifty per cent of the fleet on the start line have entered the Championships as Corinthian teams. ... [more]  

2015 ORC World Championship – Coastal race images by Max Ranchi ... [more]  

2015 Transatlantic Race – Yesterday’s second wave of starters in the Transatlantic Race have been enjoying substantially better conditions for their get-away from the US, compared to the first group that set sail last Sunday. ... [more]  

2015 Transatlantic Race - The beginning of yesterday's race was the largest group to depart Newport, R.I, toward England. The weather, initially, had threatened to interrupt the festivities, but to no avail. In the end, the cannon to start the race sounded at 1:50 p.m., and the race was on. ... [more]  

2016 Vendée Globe – Kito de Pavant prepares to race again + Video
2016 Vendée Globe – Great initial training course in Port-la-Forêt
2015 Trophée SNSM – Hard battle for record title
2016 Vendée Globe – Tackling the Tour de France Sailing Race
2015 Hobie MultiWorlds and Hobie 16 Europeans – Entries open
America's Cup - Emirates Team NZ reflect on Solent flying lessons
ISAF Sailing World Cup in Qingdao, China- entries open now
2015 Transatlantic Race - The largest group on its way
Melges 24 World Championship 2015 - Hard battle for top spot
Adventures of a Sailor Girl reports from Marstrand for Stena Match Cup
2015 ORC World Championship – Day 3 + Videos
2015 Transatlantic Race – Bigger is better
Melges 24 World Championship – More day 2 images by Pierrick Contin
Melges 24 World Championship – Day 2 images by Pierrick Contin
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Mick Anderson presents more images
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Mick Anderson presents more images
Eric Peron - De la Volvo Ocean Race au Vendée Globe
2015 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – London start revealed
ISAF appoints Peter Sowrey as new CEO
Adventures of a Sailor Girl is now in Maarstrand for Stena Match Cup
Melges 24 World Championship – More day 1 images by Pierrick Contin   
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – Day 1 images by Pierrick Contin   
America's Cup - Emirates Team NZ first internationals to fly on Solent   
2015 Melges 24 World Championship – More images by Mick Anderson   
2015 Melges 24 World Championship images by Mick Anderson   
2015 Etchells North American Championship - Online entry available now   
2015 Melges 24 World Champs - First leader comes from Czech Republic   
470 Open European Champs - Close racing wraps up qualification series   
2015 Laser World Championship - Opening today   
2015 Transatlantic Race – Age is just a number   
2015 ORC World Championship – New leaders emerge   
Volvo Race - Oceans Seminar taking a stance against ocean pollution *Feature   
35th America's Cup and AC Tour host announced   
2015 Transatlantic Race – Two schools of thought   
2015 Finn Junior World Championships – Finn Silver Cup overall   
Team SCA’s Stacey Jackson reviews her VOR ahead of new adventures   
2015 ISAF Women's Match Racing World Championships - One week to go   
2015 ORC World Championship – Races 3 and 4 images by Max Ranchi   
America's Cup - On board with Emirates Team NZ training in the Solent   
2015 Transatlantic Race - Tricky opening night   

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